Abuse Hotline: 1-800-252-5400

CAC Training and Professional Development

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The Children's Assessment Center (The CAC) works to protect children by increasing awareness in the community about child sexual abuse. The CAC's training and outreach programs are designed to help professionals that work with children identify the signs and symptoms of sexual abuse and equip them with the necessary knowledge to protect children.


Speaker Request Program

The CAC provides trainings and education to community members and professionals through the Speaker Request Program. For a complete list of upcoming trainings and trainings available through our Speaker Request Program, or to request a training or prevention program, please email Karen Kennard at Karen.Kennard@cac.hctx.net.

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Upcoming Trainings

To receive emails regarding upcoming professional trainings, send an email to Training.CAC@cac.hctx.net with "Training Email List" in the subject line.

The CAC & Child Advocates Inc. Volunteer Training

2016 Training Dates:

Volunteer Training is held at The CAC from 5:30pm - 9:00pm
January 13, 2016
February 10, 2016
March 2, 2016
**April 13, 2016 (1:00pm - 4:30pm)
June 8, 2016
August 10, 2016
September 14, 2016
October 12, 2016
November 9, 2016
**Time Change
Click Here to Learn More About Volunteering!
Questions, please contact Merri.Hahn@cac.hctx.net

Stewards of Children Darkness to Light Training

Upcoming Training Dates:

Tuesday, May 17, 2016 - 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Saturday, May 21, 2016 - 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Tuesday, June 14, 2016 - 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Tuesday, July 12, 2016 - 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Tuesday, August 9, 2016 - 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm

The CAC, 3rd Floor, Training Room AB      

Open to the Public - No Fee- Limited Seating

Click Here for more information on Darkness to Light

Click Here to Register Online

Click Here to Download Registration Form

Questions, please contact Training.CAC@cac.hctx.net


June 2016


Trauma Focused- Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) 

with Children & Adolescents

Click Here for more Information or to Register for TF-CBT Training

Trauma Focused- Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) with Children & Adolescents
 A 2-Day Intensive Training on TF-CBT sponsored by the University of Houston, Graduate College of Social Work as part of the Child Trauma Program 
Laura Murray, Ph.D.
Associate Scientist, Clinical Psychologist
Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health
Certified TF-CBT Trainer; Allegheny General Hospital and New Jersey CARES Institute
Registration Fee:  $250 (includes 12 ceus)
Must register by Friday, June 17th – Space is limited!!!
Dates:  Tuesday, June 28 and Wednesday, June 29, 2016
9:00 am – 4:00 pm (lunch on your own)
Location:  Children’s Assessment Center ~ 2500 Bolsover, Houston, TX  77005
For more information on training contact:  Donna Amtsberg, LCSW

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